DPS identifies fatal wreck victim

Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday identified the victim of a fatal wreck that occurred Sunday night on State Highway 191 and Farm to Market Road 1882.

Matthew P. Blair, 37, of Midland was pronounced dead on scene after another vehicle disregarded a red light at an intersection, colliding with Blair’s motorcycle, a DPS report states. Blair was not wearing a helmet, the report shows.

The driver of the 2006 Ford F-150 that disregarded the red light at the intersection was identified as 19-year-old Samuel Borunda of Odessa. Borunda was traveling west on State Highway 191 when he entered the intersection, colliding with Blair’s motorcycle, which was traveling north on FM 1882. Blair’s motorcycle then collided with a third vehicle, a 2008 Jeep Liberty, driven by 18-year-old Tiffany Valenzuela, the report detailed.

The wreck was investigated by Trooper Geraldo Mercado, who was assisted by Trooper Anthony Tucker, the report shows.